Six 10-Second Healthy Tooth Helps

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It doesn’t have to take a lot of time to improve your oral hygiene. In fact, you can form a new habit to benefit your oral health in 10 seconds. I’m Dr. Stephen Ratcliff with Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry writing to offer my patients 6 ways to add vital dental care to each day […]

Don’t Like Dental Visits? Go Anyway.

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It’s no secret that many Arlington residents dread going to the dentist. Whether they associate dental visits with shame, pain, or financial drain, they avoid it at all costs. See Your Dentist Regularly to Avoid Painful Oral Problems However, examine the fact that by seeing your dentist regularly, you can abstain from dental procedures like […]

The 4 Stages of Gum Disease

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You may be wondering why sometimes your gums are red and swollen, or your breath is bad. Maybe you’re just interested in improving your dental health and want to be more aware for your next appointment. Learn about the four stages of gum disease you may be overlooking when thinking of your comprehensive dental needs. […]

Top 6 Ways To Destroy A Beautiful Smile

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6. Be a Builder Not a Wrecker Bacteria are constantly trying to build an empire in your mouth, give it what it wants: juice, soda, and chewy candy for the small crevices, and hard-to-reach surfaces! 5. Let Acid Rock It! Energy drinks, diet soda, red wine, coffee, and tea. Great at staining and wearing away […]

3 Vital Reasons to Floss Regularly

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Are you an avid flosser? Many of us periodically skip this needed habit. Studies show that around 68% of people report flossing at least once a week while 20% say they actually never floss. Skipping the dedicated flossing routine can have devastating consequences on your overall dental health and lead to costly dental work in […]

General and Family Dentistry in Arlington

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When you do an Internet search for a dentist, you may comes across the terms “family dentist” and “general dentist.” You mean there’s a difference? At Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX, we’re going to explain. 11 Reasons to Visit Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington Let’s discuss some reasons […]

Adult Dental Health for Arlington Smiles

Preventative Maintenance For Your Irreplaceable Smile In Arlington

At Stephen Ratcliff Family & Cosmetic Dentistry, our goal is preventing dental problems and keeping our patient’s smiles healthy and beautiful. We provide general and family dentistry at our Arlington dental practice. Adult Dental Health As a general and family dental office, we have been treating patients of all ages since 1990. An interesting (and […]

When Mommy Is Scared Of The Dentist

Categories: General Dentistry
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If you are dreading some upcoming dental treatment, you may want to consider oral conscious sedation. First off, oral conscious sedation or sleep dentistry is perfectly safe. At name of practice, we try to make each dental appointment as stress-free as possible.. We offer different levels of sedation and a choice of medication including oral […]

Who’s Afraid Of The Big, Bad…Dentist?

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Millions of people get so worked up about dental appointments that they skip them. At Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX we understand that dental anxiety is a very real thing, and that for some people it’s more like dental phobia. But skipping the dentist is not a good idea. Sedation dentistry […]

C-PAP Is Not The Only Sleep Apnea Treatment

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Suspect you might have obstructive sleep apnea? We at Stephen Ratcliff Family and Cosmetic Dentistry in Arlington TX encourage you to schedule an examination with your doctor ASAP. If left untreated, it can become life-threatening. Does your bed partner tell you that you frequently stop breathing during the night? What if you sleep alone? Here are […]